A $250,000 Mega Millions winner and a $149,141 Dakota Cash jackpot winner are among the 12,263 South Dakota players winning a total of $440,949 in cash from the January 8-9, 2013 drawings of the state's five lotto games.
Mega Millions paid out a total of $253,789 to 443 lucky players. Dakota Cash made 4,112 people in the state a total of $155,091 richer. Hot Lotto sizzled to the tune of $12,379 for 1,971 individuals. Powerball was a winning pick for 1,467 South Dakotans who won a total of $11,525. And there were 4,270 Wild Card 2 winners in South Dakota, with $8,165 won.